Venetian Games

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3-on-3 basketball

Sunday, July 18, 2021
9 am - end
$80 per team

3-on-3 Basketball Tournaments take place at the Ferry Beach basketball courts.  Teams include 4 players; 3 on the court and 1 alternate.

Games Manager: Marc Sroufe
ph: 989.400.3687


Tuesday, July 20, 2021
1:30 - 4 pm

BINGO! is facilitated by American House Senior Living Facility of Charlevoix and held at Castle Farms.  Bingo is open to all ages.

Games Manager: American House Charlevoix
ph: 231.547.2599


Saturday, July 17, 2021
12 pm - End
$20 per person

The Cornetian CornToss Tourney takes place during AquaPalooza at Ferry Beach the first Saturday of Venetian.  2 person team with multiple courts available.

Games Manager: Boogie Carlson & Jill Erskine
ph: 231.675.4561 (BC); 231.675.1326 (JE)

Cottage croquet

Monday, July 19, 2021
1:30 pm - 4 pm

Join us in East Park for the Cottage Croquet tournament!  Open to all ages.

Games Manager: Brenda Bryan & Jan Kalbfell
ph: 231.547.3872

disc golf doubles

Sunday, July 18, 2021
1 pm - end
$40 per team

Disc Golf Doubles takes place on the Mt. McSauba Disc Golf course. Must bring your own partner. Competition is based on best shot doubles.

Games Manager: Charlevoix Disc Golf Club
ph: Mike Greyerbiehl – 231.675.1844

foot races

Saturday, July 24, 2021
9 am - 10:15 am
$25 per person

Jeff Drenth Memorial Foot Races is an event in memory of Charlevoix’s finest distance runner, featuring a 5k, 10k, and Family Mile.

Games Manager: Matt Peterson
ph: 231.675.1746


Saturday, July 18, 2021
Sunday, July 19, 2021
8 am - end

New to Venetian in 2019, Pickleball takes place at the Charlevoix City Tennis Courts and is $20 per team, per event.

Games Manager: Dave & Peggy Gallant

Ryan shay mile

Saturday, July 24, 2021
10:30 am - 11 am
by invitation only

Starting at the intersection of US-31 and M-66 and finishing near Park Avenue in downtown Charlevoix, the Ryan Shay Mile is an all-out run that features top male and female runners, by invitation only, and offers prizes as high as $1,000 for first place in both the Men’s & Women’s leagues.

The event, going on its eleventh year in 2021, is in memorial of Shay, a Central Lake High School alumnus and Olympic prospect who died in 2007 while completing a race.

sailing • Jr Regatta

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
10:30 am - end

This year the Junior Sailing Regatta will take place on Tuesday, July 20th.

The Junior event will take place at Depot Beach.  Registration is from 9 am – 10 am, with a Skipper’s meeting beginning at 10 am.  Boat launch & race begins at 10:30 am.

sailing • regatta

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
5:30 pm - dusk

This Sailing Regatta will take place on Wednesday, July 21st.

You can see the racers from Ferry Beach and along Lake Charlevoix starting at 5:30 pm and goes til dusk.

3-on-3 soccer

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
5:30 pm - end
$50 per team

3-on-3 soccer begins on Tuesday, July 20th, with finals on Wednesday, July 21st if there is a need to carry over to the next day.  Teams include 4 players; 3 on the field, and 1 alternate.

Games Manager: Glenn Wachler
ph: 248.705.8529


Monday, July 19, 2021
4 pm - end
$12 per person

Games Manager:
Charlevoix Area Community Pool



Thursday, July 22, 2021
9 am - end
$10 / person / event

Tournaments include both singles and doubles play, with senior categories in both.

Manager: Nick Kling


Saturday, July 17, 2021
12 pm - End
$90 per team

Beach Volleyball takes place in Ferry Beach Courts during AquaPalooza.  Teams include 8 co-ed players; 6 on the court and up to 2 alternates.

Manager: Audra Randall
ph: 231.459.5416